- Bookshop: Bookshop The Online Portrait Gallery (Netherlands)
- Publishing year: c. 1600
- Subjects: Portrait
- Shipment weight: 500 g
Portrait of Jan Hus. Born c. 1372 in Husinec, Czech Republic. Died 6 July 1415 in Konstanz, Germany. Copper engraving by Hendrik Hondius (1573-1650), c. 1600. Reasonable condition. Margins almost trimmed to the plate mark. Some browning along the upper edge (=also affecting the image a bit). Verso: Dutch text. Mounted onto a modern album leaf, with a 20th century image of his signature and on the verso of the mount a 20th century depiction of Hus at Scheiterhausen. Note: dimensions reflect the plate mark. Dimensions: 169 x 121 mm. Jan Hus was Reformer, Philosopher, Theologian, Protestant, Church reformer, Czech theologian, Czech philosopher, Inspirer of Hussitism, Key predecessor to Protestantism, and Seminal figure in the Bohemian Reformation.